Miss Lelah Foster

BIO143-FOSTER_MISS_LELAH, 3-2-1930.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Miss Lelah Foster

Subject

Lelah Foster
County Recorder
1st elected woman in Macon County
State Republican Women's organization
Business & Professional Women's Club
Vandeventer's
Decatur Daily Review
Decatur, IL
1930
Photo File: Biography
photograph

Description

Photograph of Miss Lelah Foster (d. 11/13/1942), the County Recorder from 1920 to 1932. Foster was one of the first women in the nation to serve in an elective office, and the first in Macon County. She was active in the state Republican Women's organization, and a charter member of the local Business & Professional Women's Club. the photo was taken by Vandeventer's, and used in the Decatur Daily Review on March 2, 1930.

Creator

Vandeventer, Decatur, IL

Source

Photo File: Biography - Foster, Miss Lelah

Publisher

Decatur Daily Review, Decatur, IL
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL

Date

3/2/1930

Contributor

Lelah Foster

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Identifier

BIO143

Coverage

Lelah Foster, County Recorder, 1st woman in an elective office in Macon County, State Republican women's organization, local Business & Professional Women's Club, Vandeventer, Decatur Daily Review, Decatur IL

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

6x3.25"

Citation

Vandeventer, Decatur, IL , “Miss Lelah Foster,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed January 28, 2023, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2062.